Asked by Aug 07, 2016 at 10:43 PM about the 1987 Ford Thunderbird Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why could my thunderbird 5.0 be running
through anti freeze like crazy

1 Answer


An obvious leak. Hose, radiator, water pump, gasket, etc. If it was like crazy you would smell or notice it leaking. Another area to look is the transmission fluid, is it a pink milkshake, then coolant is mixing with the trans fluid from a cracked cooler. also white smoke from the engine means your burning coolant, from a failed head gasket. Time to start investigating.

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